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Great Minds Think Atlanta

With more than 250,000 college students enrolling in Atlanta colleges each year, it’s no wonder the city is home to some of the highest-ranking universities in America, boasting a place in Forbes’ Top 10 Cities for Young Graduates in 2016.

With 57 colleges and universities to choose from, Atlanta is fertile ground for young entrepreneurs, engineers, creatives, and more.

Simply scratch the surface of the city’s bustling college community and you’ll see why names like Alice Walker, Spike Lee, Julia Roberts, and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. chose Atlanta for higher education. The city boasts Emory University, Georgia Tech, and nearby University of Georgia as its own. Last but not least is cutting-edge Savannah College of Art and Design, which took the number one place in the nation for architecture and design schools according to DesignIntelligence.

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Emory University – Charles and Peggy Evans Anatomy Building

Atlanta also offers a wealth of internships and networking opportunities found nowhere else, including major companies such as Coca-Cola, Adult Swim and Cartoon Network, CNN, and General Electric.

There are nearly 1,800 distinct degree paths offered in the city at colleges both big and small, lined by urban streets or sprawling green quads. Whether you prefer the studious environment of Georgia Tech, the historically prestigious Morehouse and Spelman campuses, or empowering women’s colleges such as Agnes Scott College or Brenau University, the ideal college experience is waiting for you here.

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Georgia State University - View of (from L-R) the Student Center, Urban Life Building, and University Center

Earning your degree is just the beginning. Atlanta is number seven in the nation for most degrees earned, and the average income for graduates 25 and older is $50,000. When you add in the low cost of living, high quality of life, and the 150,000 businesses that call this city home, it’s easy to see how choosing Atlanta can jumpstart your career.

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